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Maurizio Ferraris - Kant's Cell-Phone: from Postmodernism to New Realism

29Oct201313:30
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14:30
Sherbrooke 688 rm 325, 688 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 3R1, CA

Prof. Ferraris will present his work on Postmodernism and Realism this tuesday

The talk will examine four theses:

Amy Buckland & Ed Bilodeau - Digitizing Chapbooks

2Oct201315:00
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16:30
Sherbrooke 688 rm 461, 688 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 3R1, CA

McGill Librarians Amy Buckland & Ed Bilodeau will discuss the methods and process of digitizing McGill’s large and growing early modern chapbooks. All are welcome

It is all on the Web, so why bother? Special Collections in the Digital Age

20Mar201315:45
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17:15
Faculty Club Ballroom, 3450 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 0E5, CA

Speakers: 1. Stefan Sinclair (McGill), 2. Lindsay Eckert (University of Toronto), 3. Fiona Black (Dalhousie), 4.Leslie Howsam (Windsor / SHARP) 5. Julie Cumming (McGill) 

Moderator: Dean Ellen Aitken (McGill)

A Digital Panel at

Workshop: The Pre-Modern Manuscript and Digitization

7Feb201310:00
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12:00
Sherbrooke 688 room 455, 688 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 3R1, CA

McGill researchers are gathering to discuss digitization of pre-modern manuscripts at McGill, and manuscript study in the Digital Age.

Dirk Wintergruen, Robert Casties, Jamil Ragep (Max Planck Institute for the History of Science / McGill) "The Open Mind database of the Islamic Scientific Manuscript Initiative (ISMI)"

13Dec201213:00
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15:00
Arts Building room 160, 853 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 0G5, CA

Traditional databases work well with structured data that can be organized into tables. But humanist scholars often deal with very unstructured information that is fluid and in need of flexible structures.

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